Very Good / Good. Item #002880
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1932. First Edition. Octavo; xvi + 288pp, including index. Pictorial two-color dust jacket with intact price of 10s.6d. Green cloth with gold stamping on spine. Soiled dust jacket tanned with water stain at spine base, fragile, missing chips at all corners and edges. Light water stain on bottom section of cloth spine and back panel, also visible on back endpapers. Hinges and joints very good; texblock solid in binding. Endpapers and pages unmarked.
Serbian Dragutin Subotić made his career as a scholar in the U.K. in the early 20th century after fleeing disruptions in the Balkans. This pan-Balkan survey covers Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Herzegovinian, Bulgarian, Slovenian, and associated ballad traditions.